BOSTON.COM: COULD THE LONGEST-SERVING STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIAL LOSE HIS JOB?

Josh Zakim was just 10 years old when Bill Galvin was first elected as the secretary of state of Massachusetts. Now, the Boston city councilor is giving Galvin the toughest challenge of his 24 years in office.


 

NECN: JOSH ZAKIM "SHOCKED" TO GET PARTY ENDORSEMENT OVER INCUMBENT BILL GALVIN (VIDEO)

Josh Zakim talks to NECN's Alison King about his shocking win over the weekend at the Massachusetts State Democratic Convention.


 

BOSTON MAGAZINE: SURPRISE! DEMOCRATS BACKED JOSH ZAKIM OVER GALVIN IN SECRETARY RACE

The race for Massachusetts secretary of state has gotten very, very interesting. In a surprise twist at their convention in Worcester this weekend, Democrats threw their support behind Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim over incumbent William Galvin.


 

LOWELL SUN: MASS DEMOCRATS BACK ZAKIM OVER GALVIN IN CONVENTION UPSET

Thousands of Massachusetts Democratic Party activists gathered in Worcester for their annual convention Saturday and in a surprise move endorsed the challenger in the secretary of state race over the long-time incumbent.


 

BOSTON HERALD: JOSH ZAKIM, IN FIRST STATEWIDE RUN, TOPS GALVIN

Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim, running for statewide office for the first time, beat out William Galvin, the 24-year incumbent secretary of the commonwealth, in a shock victory to win the Democratic endorsement at the party’s convention yesterday.


 

WBUR: MASS DEMOCRATS ENDORSE GONZALEZ, PALFREY, AND ZAKIM AT CONVENTION

Massachusetts Democratic Party delegates have endorsed Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim in the secretary of state's race, topping longtime incumbent Bill Galvin, who has served in the office since 1995.


 

WORCESTER TELEGRAM & GAZETTE: DEMOCRATS ENDORSE GONZALEZ-PALFREY TICKET, BACK ZAKIM OVER GALVIN AT WORCESTER CONVENTION

Democratic State Convention delegates at the DCU Center on Saturday, in a rebuff to longtime incumbent William Galvin, backed Josh Zakim for secretary of state.


 

WCVB: BOSTON CITY COUNCILOR AMONG THOSE ENDORSED BY MASSACHUSETTS DEMOCRATS

Massachusetts Democratic Party delegates gathered in Worcester for the party's annual convention and in a surprise move endorsed challenger Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim for Secretary of State over long-time incumbent William Galvin.


 

MASSLIVE: IN UPSET, INCUMBENT SECRETARY OF STATE BILL GALVIN LOSES DEMOCRATIC NOD TO CHALLENGER JOSH ZAKIM

Democratic activists opted to endorse newcomer Josh Zakim over longtime incumbent Bill Galvin for the job of secretary of state.


 

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE: UPSTART ZAKIM SURPRISES SECRETARY OF STATE WITH CONVENTION WIN

Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim, making his first run at higher office, earned the upset endorsement of the Democratic Party convention Saturday, dealing a significant blow to Secretary of State William Galvin.


 

BOSTON HERALD: CONVENTION STUNNER: JOSH ZAKIM UPSETS WILLIAM GALVIN IN SECRETARY OF STATE RACE

Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim's stunning upset convention win over longtime Secretary of State William Galvin was a warning shot to incumbents everywhere - look out.


 

BOSTON GLOBE: IN CONVENTION UPSET, JOSH ZAKIM BESTS WILLIAM GALVIN FOR DEMOCRATS' ENDORSEMENT

In a major upset that reflects a generational challenge to the party establishment, Democratic activists on Saturday snubbed longtime Secretary of State William F. Galvin and endorsed his 34-year-old rival, Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim.

 

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